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Pride parades march on with new urgency across US

The annual marches in New York, San Francisco, Chicago, and elsewhere take place just two days after one conservative justice on the Supreme Court signaled, in a ruling on abortion, that the court should reconsider the right to same-sex marriage recognized in 2015.

Asian American groups rally for racial and social equality

Hundreds gathered Saturday at the National Mall for a Unity March rally organized to bring attention to a slate of issues affecting Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, including the increased number of hate crimes, reproductive rights for underprivileged women, and the lack of Asian American representation in both media and government.

Advocates on both sides of the abortion debate prepare for new maneuvers, in courtrooms and beyond

The Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe v. Wade has unleashed a frenzy of activity on both sides of the abortion fight.

For gun violence researchers, bipartisan bill is a ‘glass half full’

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Jeffrey Swanson, a sociologist at Duke University, is no stranger to Washington’s gun laws debate. He has been studying violence and mental illness for more than 30 years, building a scientific case for policies that might reduce gun deaths.

‘Mitt Romney Republican’ is now a potent GOP primary attack

Mitt Romney isn’t up for reelection this year, but his name is certainly seeing alot of air time on the campaign trails.

California looks to enshrine abortion rights

California state lawmakers are expected as soon as Monday to put a state constitutional amendment on the ballot that would explicitly protect reproductive rights.

Virginia antiabortion pregnancy center vandalized, police say

The Lynchburg Police Department is investigating a vandalism incident that occurred early Saturday morning at the antiabortion Blue Ridge Pregnancy Center in Lynchburg, Va.

Vermont unveils marker to highlight state’s 1st Pride parade

The event in Burlington’s City Hall Park comes as parades celebrating LGBTQ+ pride are being held in some of America’s biggest cities.